President Donald Trump has announced that he has picked the names that will be in his task force that will advise him on a plan on how to restart the economy.
The names in the group include Vince McMahon, who has been friends with Trump since the 1980s when they ran WrestleMania 4 and 5 at Trump Plaza Casino. His wife, Linda McMahon served in his administration.
The other names in the group alongside McMahon are Adam Silver (NBA Commissioner), Gary Bettman (NHL Commissioner), Robert Kraft (New England Patriots owner), Jerry Jones (Dallas Cowboys owner), Dana White (UFC President) and Mark Cuban (Dallas Mavericks owner), Roger Goodell (NFL Commissioner), Lisa Kennedy (NASCAR), Don Garber (MLS).
Trump said that he is eager to get sports up and running.
Here is the announcement:
"The great Vince McMahon"
President Trump adding WWE Chairman to a long list of people who will help decide when the U.S. should "reopen".
Both McMahons are getting their share of headlines today…
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